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2018

Three Things To Look For When Renting Portable Toilets For An Outdoor Event

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When planning an outdoor event, it’s important to consider the personal needs of your guests. This includes renting portable toilet facilities. If you’ve never rented portable toilets before, here are some of the things to look for before you sign a contract. Availability Of Restroom Attendants Portable toilets require attendants to keep the facilities clean throughout the event. The attendants are typically responsible for ensuring an ample supply of toilet paper and for keeping the floors and seats clean. Read More»

Invest In An Easy Kitchen Remodel By Hiring A Plumber For Installations

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If you are interested in improving your kitchen, you should decide how much work you want to put into remodeling projects. For instance, you could hire a remodeling company to change just about everything with the kitchen, or you can opt for small projects that have impactful results. An excellent area to focus on is the kitchen sink, which is where you can make numerous improvements. All you need to do to work on this area of the kitchen is hire a plumber. Read More»

Things Your Kids Try To Flush, And How A Plumber Retrieves These Flushed Items

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Every family has one: that one kid that discovers the magic of flushing objects in the toilet. He or she loves throwing objects in, watching them swirl around, and then watching the objects disappear through that hole at the bottom. Meanwhile, waste gets stuck and toilets will not flush and toilet bowls overflow. Here is how your plumber will handle it. Auger It The item your kid flushed may not come back up the same way it went in, but there is no doubt that said item has to come out. Read More»

Keeping Up With The Drain System In Your Home

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As if you don’t have enough to worry about tending to around the house – now, the drains are slowing and you’re struggling to keep the water flowing in the direction it is meant to. If you keep up with the drains throughout the year, even when you’re not having trouble with them, you’ll have fewer days in which you had wished you’d done something to solve the problem sooner. Read More»

3 Ways To Prevent Sewer Backflow

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A functional sewer system is a modern amenity that business owners often take for granted. When a sewer system is working correctly, waste flows from a commercial building to a municipal waste disposal system. Flooding can cause a surcharge within the municipal system that limits the system’s ability to process new waste. These surcharges result in backflow, which is raw sewage traveling back through your pipes and into your commercial space. Read More»

Are You Making These Common Water Heater Mistakes?

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The water heater is typically out of sight, so it is quite easy to overlook some common mistakes that cause serious issues and even injuries. Water heater safety is crucial, and many common mistakes could be putting your entire family at risk. In other cases, mistakes are simply annoyances. Want to avoid making one of these water heater mistakes? Read on to see how you can avoid errors when selecting, installing, and maintaining your appliance. Read More»

Wedding Ring Fall Down The Drain? Know What To Do

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Did you take your wedding ring off to wash dishes or prepare a meal, and then accidentally knock it down the drain? If so, your first instinct may be to panic about potentially losing it forever. That is not always the case, however, since there is still a possibility that you can retrieve it. Here are some things you should do to try to get it back. Stop Using the Water Immediately Read More»

Three Signs You Need To Replace Your Water Heater

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Your home’s water heater sees heavy usage each and every day, and just like every other appliance in your home, this general wear and tear can take a toll over time, reducing the overall effectiveness of your water heater. At a certain point, your water heater can be so degraded that it is no longer able to effectively operate. At this point, you’ll want to get in touch with a plumber to replace the unit and get your hot water flowing properly again as soon as possible. Read More»

3 Maintenance Tips To Avoid Problems And Costly Repairs With Septic Systems

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Your septic system is a component of your plumbing that needs maintenance to ensure you do not have problems that lead to costly repairs. There is maintenance and improvements that you can do to prevent problems with your septic system that lead to costly repairs. Here are some maintenance tips that will help ensure your septic system does not have costly problems: 1. Keeping Trash Out of the Tank to Prevent Damage to the Septic System Read More»

Installing A New Faucet: Everything You Need To Know

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A new faucet can change the look of your bathroom or kitchen. A new faucet may be necessary as your old one broke, or you may just want to update your room with new hardware. A new faucet can be a simple installation if you’re handy with tools. Read on for everything you need to know to install a new faucet. Replace The Faucet With The Same Type There are a number of faucets to choose from at your local hardware store, but not all of those faucets are going to work for your. Read More»